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Bug#426035: Please add CONFIG_KEXEC

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 08:32:46PM +0200, G??rkan Seng??n wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.21-2
> Severity: wishlist
> Can you add these to the kernel .config so kexec-tools gets usable?
> # CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP is not set
> That allows stuff like:
> # kexec -l /boot/vmlinuz-`uname -r` --append="`cat /proc/cmdline`"
> # kexec -e

Right, but isn't it true that you need a non-relocatable kernel to
boot and a relocatable kernel to kexec (on x86)? In other words,
doesn't this require an additional kernel flavor?

dann frazier

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